EWTN PRO-LIFE WEEKLY

Every week, a team of pro-life experts shine the light of truth on abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, and the culture of death.
2022-01-13
| FULL EPISODE –  Analysis of Build Back Better Act & Voting Rights Legislation, FDA Push to Allow Mail-Order Abortion Pills, Pro-life NFL Star
Senate Democrats want to advance the Build Back Better Act without pro-life protections, as well as voting rights legislation that Republicans refer to as a “partisan power grab.” Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) and SBA List’s VP of Government Affairs Marilyn Musgrave react and provide analysis. State Rep. and former nursed Stephanie Klick (TX-91) was the lead author of Texas’ newly signed law that places restrictions on dangerous chemical abortion drugs. She reacts to the recent news that Joe Biden’s Food and Drug Administration will now allow these drugs to be mailed to women without requiring an in-person doctor’s visit. Prudence Robertson ‘Speaks Out’ against France and Ireland’s decision to expand its free contraception plan to women 25 and under. NFL tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars Jacob Hollister joins the show to share about his courageous choice to sponsor the pro-life group Live Action for this year’s ‘My Cause My Cleats’ Event. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Prudence Robertson airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-12-16
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly | FULL EPISODE – Catherine Hadro’s Last Show as Host
In what is Catherine Hadro’s last show as host of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, she is joined in-studio by the founder of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), and Susan B. Anthony List’s Mallory Quigley to reflect on the past five years of the show and the pro-life movement. We then look forward to what’s ahead for the movement with the founder of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), and EWTN News Nightly’s White House Correspondent Owen Jensen. And Catherine Hadro shares her farewell message with viewers – and news about her new role. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-12-09
| FULL EPISODE – Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Reaction to Dobbs, Reform Wellness
There’s a push in the Senate to end the filibuster and codify Roe v. Wade – Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) reacts and tells us how she’s working to protect the unborn and she shares her pro-life concerns with the Build Back Better Act. We respond to extreme abortion rhetoric in the media following the Supreme Court Dobbs abortion case with our pro-life panel, Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson and MRCTV Video Host Jessica Kramer. Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’ against a New York Times op-ed that argues adoption can be more traumatic that abortion. And as we prepare for the Incarnation – God made flesh – this Advent season, we speak about caring for the dignity of our body and soul with Reform Wellness foundress and CEO Jackie Mulligan. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-12-02
| FULL EPISODE – Supreme Court Abortion Case, Gov. Tate Reeves, Roe’s Science is Outdated
The Supreme Court took up a historic abortion case this week, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and signaled an openness to overturning Roe v. Wade. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves tells us his reaction to his state’s pro-life law being at the center of this monumental legal battle. We have complete analysis of the Supreme Court oral arguments and pro-life reaction from Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser and John Bursch of Alliance Defending Freedom. New poll numbers reveal more and more adults say they never expect to have children, and our culture seems to be celebrating that – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we tackle the scientific argument to overturn Roe v. Wade with two pro-life scientists – David Prentice, Ph.D. and Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D. of the Charlotte Lozier Institute. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-11-18
| FULL EPISODE – U.S. Bishops Meet in Baltimore, Pass Eucharist Document
The U.S. Bishops voted overwhelmingly in support of a document on Eucharistic coherence at the USCCB Fall General Assembly this week. It did not single out politicians or abortion. This week also marks the transition of leadership for the USCCB Pro-Life Committee – we speak with outgoing USCCB Pro-Life Chair Archbishop Joseph Naumann and incoming USCCB Pro-Life Chair Archbishop William Lori. The document on the Eucharist has spurred national conversation about President Biden and abortion – we discuss the Biden administration’s actions on abortion so far with Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson. And a podcast for kids releases an episode with a pro-abortion spin – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out.’ EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-11-11
| Nov. 11, 2021 | FULL EPISODE – Catholic Healthcare Worker’s Shocking Claims
In a special report, we air the first on-camera interview with Megan Kreft, a Catholic physician assistant who says she was fired from a Catholic hospital system for not prescribing the morning-after pill. We discuss the importance of conscience protections for Catholic healthcare workers and pro-life conscience concerns with the Build Back Better package with CMF CURO Executive Director Louis Brown and Susan B. Anthony List’s federal policy director Autumn Christensen. SNL featured a skit with Goober the Clown who got an abortion at 23 - Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out.’ And we speak with the postulator for Venerable Doctor Jérôme Lejeune’s cause of canonization, Aude Dugast, who has a new book on the pro-life scientist called, “Jérôme LeJeune: A Man of Science and Conscience.” EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-11-04
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly | FULL EPISODE – Texas Abortion Supreme Court Case, Carrie Gress, ‘Living the Feminist Dream’
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two challenges against Texas’ heartbeat law this week - we’re joined in studio by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Susan B. Anthony List’s Mallory Quigley. There’s a growing trend to replace the word “woman” and “mother” with “birthing person” – we discuss why this is concerning with Catholic author and philosopher Carrie Gress, Ph.D. A Catholic university, Loyola Marymount University, is hosting a Planned Parenthood fundraiser – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we’re joined by Kate Bryan to discuss her new book “Living the Feminist Dream” to hear how being a faithful Catholic enables her to be an empowered woman in this world. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-10-28
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly | FULL EPISODE – ERA Abortion Push, March for Life Theme, New Pro-Life Group
House Democrats are pushing to revive the Equal Rights Amendment – our pro-life panelists, Prudence Robertson of the Susan B. Anthony List and Mary Margaret Olohan of the Daily Signal, explain how the ERA would enshrine abortion in the U.S. Constitution. The March for Life announces the 2022 theme is ‘Equality Begins in the Womb’ – March for Life president Jeanne Mancini explains her vision and how to start preparing for the January event. DC police officers claim they were told to get an abortion or be fired – Catherine Hadro shares the disturbing details in this week’s ‘Speak Out’ segment. And we introduce you to a new pro-life group Feminae Vero – founder Mary Kate Knorr tells us her Catholic approach and how she’s equipping women to know about their reproductive healthcare. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-10-21
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly | FULL EPISODE – Sen. Steve Daines, Jason Evert, Mail-Order Abortion Pill Push
Senate Democrats have introduced nine appropriations bills without long-standing pro-life Hyde protections - Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), Chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, tells us why these bills will be dead on arrival on the Senate floor. Abortion advocates are pushing for mail-order abortion pills as a “backup plan” to pro-life state laws – we hear about the unique dangers these drugs present to women with pro-life scientist Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D of the Charlotte Lozier Institute. A WNBA union partnered with Planned Parenthood to take out a full-page ad in the New York Times against the Texas Heartbeat Law – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And as we celebrate St. John Paul II’s feast day, we speak with international chastity speaker Jason Evert about how the modern day saint greatly contributed to the pro-life movement and our understanding of human dignity. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-10-14
| FULL EPISODE – Daniel Cameron at SCOTUS, Eric Schmitt, Billie Eilish’s Abortion Statement
The Supreme Court this week took on an abortion case to decide whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can defend his state’s dismemberment abortion ban – Daniel Cameron joins us in studio to discuss the case and oral arguments. We speak about the important role of pro-life state attorney generals and this Supreme Court term with Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson and The Heritage Foundation’s policy analyst Melanie Israel. Singer Billie Eilish slams Texas’ heartbeat law during an Austin concert – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we’re joined by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt who tells us how he’s working to protect babies in the womb with Down syndrome as we commemorate Down Syndrome Awareness Month this October. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-10-07
| FULL EPISODE – Rep. Virginia Foxx, Archbishop Cordileone, Abortion Trauma
Following the House passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act and a Capitol Hill hearing on abortion – we speak with Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) for her pro-life response to these extreme pro-abortion measures. A pro-life OB/GYN from Texas, Dr. Ingrid Skop of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, testified on Capitol Hill about the Texas Heartbeat Law – she tells us what her message was to lawmakers. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco is calling on Catholics to pray Rosaries and send roses to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – he tells us more about this new prayer initiative. A number of prominent celebrities joined thousands of protestors for the pro-abortion Women’s March – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And the group Support After Abortion is hosting the first-of-its-kind conference specifically for men healing from trauma, including trauma associated with abortion – we speak with one of the featured conference speakers, Jeff Joaquin, about his abortion story and how he found healing. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-30
| FULL EPISODE – Katrina Jackson, Marilyn Musgrave, Pregnancy Loss Awareness
Louisiana State Senator Katrina Jackson, a prominent pro-life Democrat, responds to claims the Hyde amendment is racist. We’re joined by the Hon. Marilyn Musgrave, vice president of government affairs for the Susan B. Anthony List, to hear more about the history of Hyde and why there’s the pro-life push to protect it today. The dating app OkCupid announces a new feature promoting abortion – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And as we prepare for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October, we introduce you to Life Perspective’s Michaelene Fredenburg who is shattering the silence around pregnancy loss. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-23
| FULL EPISODE – Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, Marjorie Dannenfelser, Amy Howe
The Supreme Court sets a December 1st date for the Mississippi abortion case – we’re joined in studio by Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch. She shares how she’s preparing for oral arguments and why she says it’s time for Roe v. Wade to be overturned. We preview the upcoming Dobbs case with Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser and Amy Howe, Supreme Court expert and co-founder of SCOTUSBlog.com. Google cancels pro-life ads about abortion pill reversal – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we tell you about the pro-life push for the “Value Them Both” amendment in Kansas – we’re joined by Peter Northcott, executive director of Kansans for Life, and Brittany Jones, director of policy and engagement for Kansas Family Voice. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-16
| FULL EPISODE – Governor Kevin Stitt, Rep. Stephanie Bice, Br. Columba Thomas, O.P.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt is celebrating nine new pro-life laws in his state – we speak with him directly about how he views his role in the pro-life movement. Representative Stephanie Bice (R-OK) is a Catholic congresswoman – she reacts to the pro-life momentum in Oklahoma and how she plans to defend life on Capitol Hill. Plus, Sue Liebel of the Susan B. Anthony Lists puts the role of pro-life governors and state politics into perspective for us. A few guests tried to dress up abortion at this week’s Met Gala – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And Br. Columba Thomas, O.P. – a Dominican friar and physician – tells us about how his new book “The Art of Dying” helps prepare Catholics to defend their dignity at the end of their life. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-09
| FULL EPISODE – Texas Heartbeat Law, Senator Rick Scott, Pro-Life Cause for Sainthood
As Texas becomes the first state to enact a Heartbeat Law – we speak with the author and sponsor of the law, Texas State Senator Bryan Hughes. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) explains the latest Democratic attacks against the Hyde amendment. We break down all the pro-life headlines, including President Biden’s response to the Texas Heartbeat Law, with Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson and National Catholic Register’s Lauretta Brown. A number of prominent dating apps and ride-sharing apps are slamming Texas’ Heartbeat Law – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out.’ And Pope Francis recently advanced the sainthood cause of a modern Italian mother who sacrificed her life to save her unborn child’s – we introduce you to the story of Venerable Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.